When the dance group Diversity won Britain's got Talent four years ago they sparked a new surge of interest in dancing.
They are on tour and perform on Tyneside, Tuesday, December 3.
Their show includes four young gymnasts from the North East whose talent was spotted by Diversity's leader. Derek Proud reports.
Ashley Banjo, leader of dance troupe, Diversity, is singing the praises of four North East gymnasts who will be performing with them on a national tour.
Diversity won the Britain's Got Talent competition in 2009.
The gymnasts are from a Durham-based group called Acropolis. They will be on stage with Diversity at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Tuesday, December 3.
Peter Darrant, the Chairman of North Pride, on why the annual parade through Newcastle is important for gay and lesbian people.
Thousands turned out to the fifth annual Northern Pride parade through Newcastle. The march celebrates gay and lesbian culture.
Gay pride marches take place today. The event sees lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-gender communities enjoy live music, stalls and entertainment.
The venue in Newcastle is Exhibition Park, after being moved from Leazes Park due to bad weather. Meanwhile, York is holding its first ever pride march through the city.